Altruism

Altruism - Competitive altruism Empathetic joy Kin...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Altruism – any act that benefits another person that doesn’t benefit the helper, but instead involves some personal cost to the helper Negative-state relief - engaging in pro-social behaviors will help us get out of our own negative emotions
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Competitive altruism Empathetic joy Kin selection Bystander effect Pluralistic ignorance 5 steps to recognizing an emergency...
View Full Document

This document was uploaded on 10/25/2011 for the course PSY 105 at DePaul.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online